A Special Announcement:
It is with great sadness that the Academy reports the death of Dr. Gregory E. Smith. Greg passed away on May 1st, 2023 in Gainesville, FL. He served the Academy for many years as the first Assistant Secretary and as Secretary for 18 years. His love for our organization and its members was evidenced by his devotion to duty and by the countless ways that he mentored those with whom he served. We shall be forever grateful for his friendship and we wish him Godspeed.
Dr. Rich Stevenson and Dr. Tina Lopez with Dr. Greg Smith (on right) in Chicago two years ago
The Academy of Operative Dentistry was founded in 1972 by members of the Academy of Gold Foil Operators. They saw the need for an organization devoted to the operative dentist. The purpose of the Academy of Operative Dentistry was to promote excellence in operative dentistry by influencing the practice of the health professions in organized dentistry, health science education, and research. (read more)
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